MADT and the Local Economy
The Community Area Plan highlights the fact that the Marlborough Community Area engages in a wide range of economic activities - with a significant emphasis upon retail and tourism centred upon the town.
Locally however, business support networks have been seen as poor and among businesses there has been a perceived lack of a sense of belonging to the Marlborough Community.
Business premises are in short supply and this restricts the creation of new business and business expansion. Out-commuting from Marlborough is significantly high, and full-time job opportunities in the Community Area are fewer than the Wiltshire average
MADT is seeking to address some of these issues through:
If you are interested in becoming involved or would like to find out more, contact MADT